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During a career that spans almost three decades, Paul has covered some of the biggest stories in the world for regional and national newspapers. A multi-award winning journalist and published author, he has worked for the past six years producing television news and documentaries in Cayman. Paul is also the host of a weekly football show. His dream story is to find a dog that can play piano.

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Articles by Paul Kennedy

Hair today, gone tomorrow 

Natasha Casebolt is a true cut above the rest. American server Natasha, a look-a-like for Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle, raised more than $10,000 for Hannah’s Heroes by shaving her locks. She may have been the top fundraiser on the night, but everyone chipped in and shaved their head to raise a mind-boggling …

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Daylight armed robbery

Police are hunting a gunman who held up a bar during a broad daylight heist. The robbery took place just before 12.30 p.m. Monday at The Station Bar in Prospect. The man armed with a handgun threatened staff before making off with cash. A police spokeswoman said: “One fully masked …

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Security – electronic systems versus physical security guards 

In this edition of Security Matters, we will look at some of the basic differences between electronic security systems – and security guards – and explore how to use these security options.   Most readers will be familiar with a range of electronic security – such as intruder alarms, CCTV camera systems …

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Put your best feet forward

 It may be an early start, but at 6 a.m. Sunday morning there’s only one place you should be – and it’s not in bed!  For the fifth year in a row, the Walk/Run for Recovery takes place at Seven Mile Public Beach.  Money raised for the event will help the resident of …

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Turtle tragedy – better lighting would save baby greens

  Scores of baby turtles found dead on West Bay road over the weekend has seen fresh calls for better lighting to avoid such tragedies. On Friday, more than 60 endangered baby green turtles were confused by lights and many were found dead on West Bay Road close to Cemetery Beach. After hatching, the …

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What are the odds?

Fate really is a wonderful thing. Whether you’re a believer or not, there’s got to be something a little more than just coincidence things that happen that make you say out loud… What are the odds? Like the puppies born with markings to tell them apart, 1, 2, 3. Or how about …

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Body of man found near Eden Rock

Police have confirmed the body of a man has been found near Eden Rock. A little after 3.30 a.m Wednesday, officers were called to the waterfront dive shop after a man was found unresponsive. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Just past 3.40 a.m on 20 September, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a …

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Brain surgery with patient awake 

In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have successfully performed another advanced procedure by surgically removing part of a brain tumour while the patient was awake. The procedure – known as awake craniotomy or awake brain surgery – enables the surgeons to remove, partly or …

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Role models promote reading  

  By Lindsey Turnbull Following on from their dress up day last Friday, George Town Primary School continued on in their literacy month celebrations for September by inviting prominent leaders within the community to come and read to students last Friday. The initiative, organised by the school’s lead literacy teacher, Trista Welcome, vice president …

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